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Parliament committed to fostering oil production

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has promised unwavering support from the legislative arm of government towards the production of oil. Tayebwa made these remarks at the belated Women’s Day celebrations hosted by the Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja on Friday, 20 May 2022 at the …

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Omukama Iguru 28th coronation anniversary postponed

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, Solomon Gafabusa Rukirabasaija Iguru has suspended his 28th coronation anniversary due to ill health. The coronation anniversary also known as Empango is commemorated annually on June 11, to celebrate the day Iguru ascended to the throne. Iguru …

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Bunyoro MPs task gov’t over delayed resettlement of flood victims

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Bunyoro sub-region have tasked the government to explain the delayed resettlement of thousands of people who were affected by floods in Buliisa district. In 2020, more than 3,500 families were displaced after floods resulting from the rising water levels of Lake …

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Equity Bank Uganda ready to support Bunyoro development

Equity Bank Uganda signs MoU with Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Equity Bank Uganda and the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, today, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, to facilitate and strengthen collaboration between the two entities in the areas of enterprise development and financial inclusion, energy, and environment, …

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President Museveni commissions oil roads in Bunyoro

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday commissioned three critical oil roads in Bunyoro sub-region. The roads include the 111km Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road and the 235km Kigumba-Masindi-Buliima-Hoima-Kabwoya road that was constructed at a cost of 356 Billion Shillings. The contract for the construction was awarded to Chongquing International …

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Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom rolls out scholarships

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom (BKK) has rolled out a Scholarship fund which will benefit students from Bunyoro sub region. “The fund which was approved by both the Kingdom Cabinet and Parliament (Rukurato) is hinged on the vision of enabling young people of Bunyoro access and …

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Bunyoro farmers decry low prices of livestock

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Livestock farmers in Bunyoro sub-region have complained of lack of competitive markets for their livestock resulting into lower prices. The affected farmers from the districts of Buliisa, Kiryandongo, Hoima, Kikuube and Kagadi say that the prices of animals especially cows have fallen which could push …

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Security heightened along Uganda-DRC border after bomb threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heightened security surveillance on the shores of Lake Albert in the Bunyoro region, which shares a porous border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. The move follows terror alerts which were followed by two explosions in Komamboga, a suburb of Kampala and on …

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